Thoughts from an American Apprentice of a Baptist Pastor in Western Europe, Regarding Coronavirus, Pt. 2

This is a follow up to a note shared yesterday. Start there! From Virus to Revival? We Pray. Written from Brussels, Belgium   Does Christ Jesus have your utmost affection? Or is it your favorite football team, or the approval you receive from others? Or is it your weekly routine and the paycheck you earn … Continue reading Thoughts from an American Apprentice of a Baptist Pastor in Western Europe, Regarding Coronavirus, Pt. 2

Thoughts from an American Apprentice of a Baptist Pastor in Western Europe, regarding Coronavirus, Pt. 1

From Virus to Revival? We Pray. Written from Brussels, Belgium CHURCH: It is no secret that we find ourselves in curious times. This particular set of circumstances, which we clearly do not have a handle on, has some people in a mindset of denial or ignorant jest while others are in a frenzied panic and … Continue reading Thoughts from an American Apprentice of a Baptist Pastor in Western Europe, regarding Coronavirus, Pt. 1

Romans 1:13-17

I would encourage you to listen to the full series on Romans via this link, or through the Red Oak app. The first four chapters are available and the sermon series is growing as the church is presently studying through. I was privileged to preach on a few of Paul’s powerfully inspired verses, even while … Continue reading Romans 1:13-17

Role Models

There are no humans to be found within arm’s-length or through the bounds of history, clothed in total-perfection or near-perfection. This applies among Christian role models. There is but Christ alone who is entirely without fault, in whom no stain of sin is found. However, there are those nearer to Christ than you and I. … Continue reading Role Models

Unparalleled Love

This clear understanding remains at the front of our minds in all our meditations and prayers, through our learnings, servings, and ordinary doings. We cannot in anyway live and serve here in Brussels, or over in Uganda later this year, but for the grace of God. We cannot breathe–in this very moment–nor live, move, and … Continue reading Unparalleled Love

Repentance Forgotten

Below is a brief excerpt from a 92 page pamphlet from 1970. I have been reading this small booklet slowly. I would count it as a brief yet healthy read. There are times when you might find the writer placing his thoughts alongside Scripture, in a manner you disagree. I disagree with portions of most … Continue reading Repentance Forgotten

In transit.

Many of you are aware that good friends helped us on the first leg of our journey from Salisbury, NC, all the way up to where my family lives in New Jersey on Friday! Our brother and sister in Christ brought us right to the doorstep where we needed to be–a major blessing. This post … Continue reading In transit.